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Maps on Purpose

Date
Saturday, March 1, 2008Sunday, June 8, 2008
Time
11:00 AM–05:00 PM on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Maps on Purpose

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Art on Purpose, a community-based arts organization that uses art to bring people together around issues and ideas, will conduct a "Maps on Purpose" project in partnership with the Walters Art Museum. Working with Baltimore  community organizations, schools, and artists, Art on Purpose will use a selection of maps on view at the Walters to inspire mapping projects in Baltimore city neighborhoods. These projects will address specifics needs and desires of the neighborhoods, reflecting their issues and identities. The product of the Art on Purpose project will be an exhibition, which will run concurrently with Maps: Finding Our Place in the World in the Walters' Special Exhibition Gallery (March 15–June 8).

Baltimore will host a Festival of Maps in conjunction with the Walters' maps show. 

Add to Calendar 03-01-2008 11:00:00 06-08-2008 17:00:00 15 Maps on Purpose Working with Baltimore community organizations, schools, and artists, Art on Purpose participants will use a selection of maps from the Walters to inspire mapping projects in Baltimore city neighborhoods. 600 North Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland, 21201 (The Walters Art Museum) The Walters Art Museum info@thewalters.org false DD/MM/YYYY

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